El Dorado demographics profile

StatisticEl DoradoArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,1365591
Median age36.037.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%42%43%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%
El Dorado, AR has a population of 18,393 and is the 2,374th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,136 per sq mi which is 1949% higher than the Arkansas average and 1154% higher than the national average. The median age in El Dorado is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In El Dorado, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 76% of El Dorado residents were born in Arkansas, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in El Dorado is 1949% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in El Dorado is 5% lower than Arkansas.
  • In El Dorado 47.88% of the population is White.
  • In El Dorado 49.50% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In El Dorado 0.64% of the population is Asian.

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El Dorado population breakdown by race

RaceEl DoradoArkansasNational
Black or African American49.50%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.83%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race0.79%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.35%2.28%4.75%
In El Dorado, 3.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The El Dorado, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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